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3 Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD

Parenting a child with ADHD can be quite overwhelming. With all the issues he/she faces, including difficulties in school and at home, coping with your child’s behavior and interactions with others, etc., may be challenging. Here are 3 tips to help you parent your child more effectively. Be consistent.On a daily basis, whether you are […]


Parental Addiction: 6 Ways to Help a Child Cope with a Parent Who is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

Parental addiction can affect children in detrimental ways. Neglect, abuse, academic difficulties, low self-esteem, behavioral problems and drug and alcohol addiction are just some examples of the devastating issues these children face. There are ways, however, you can help a child cope with a parent who suffers with addiction. Don’t hide the addiction. Children understand […]


7 Tips for Effective Parenting

Parenting is probably one of the most fulfilling aspects of a person’s life, yet it can be quite challenging, to say the least. Unfortunately, there is no all-in-one handbook that parents can use as an effective guide. Plus, each child is different so what may work for one child may not work for another and […]


Let go of the Mommy Instinct to be in Control of Everything | Anxiety Hollywood FL

Hi, my name is Alicia, and I like to be in control….of everything! At least, that’s how I used to be. My need for control stems from my anxiety, which stems from having the chronic illness, fibromyalgia, a condition that causes extreme fatigue, overall pain, cognitive dysfunction, muscle stiffness and weakness- plus so much more. […]

How Much Should We Butt In

The other day my colleague and I were talking about things relating to parenting and raising a child.  And the question came up.  How much should we interfer in another parent’s sphere of influence when we see that parent’s child behaving inappropriately such as slapping their brother/sister or Heaven forbid, slapping their mother.  Do we stand […]